Senior Manager for Children and Young People’s Services

Are you a motivated, passionate and experienced manager with an impressive track record of delivering high-quality services, to meet the needs of local communities in a social work/care, health or education profession? Want to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families? If so, read on.

Catholic Care is an ambitious Charity. We are always striving to offer even better services to give the children, young people, families and schools we work with quality and highly regarded support services. This means that as we look to the future we have the confidence to try something new.

We know it is our professionals working with children and young people who make the biggest difference to their lives and as we look to integrate our services, we require a Senior Manager who will share this vision and manage a team of experienced practitioners. Your role will be to provide management, professional support, advice and supervision to frontline practitioners, ensuring that a quality service is delivered to children and young people.


You will be responsible for the development of the teams and the results delivered. You will work in partnership with other agencies and with our commissioned services to ensure the best possible outcomes for the children and young people that we work with.

This is an exciting time where we are keen to make a difference to service delivery. This is an inspirational opportunity to be part of the team and join us on our journey.

To be considered as the Senior Manager, you will need:

  • A management qualification and extensive experience in a senior management role
  • A thorough knowledge of good practice and legislation in relation to safeguarding children and adults, social care provision, outcome management and management controls
  • A recognised professional qualification in social work and/or care, health, education or equivalent

In-depth knowledge of local services that provide support for families, across children’s social care would highly desirable.

If you are as excited by the prospect as we are, then we would like to speak to you as it may be just the role for you.

Job Title:


Senior Manager for Children and Young People’s Services

SP38 to 41 £40,760 to £43,662 plus pension and other benefits


Permanent Full Time



Closing Date:

Interview Date:

As part of your role, you will be expected to travel across West and parts of North Yorkshire and be based at Head Office in Headingley, Leeds

21st May 2021

4thJune 2021



Catholic care was founded in 1863 and has evolved its services now caring for older people, adults at risk, children & families and helping those who are disadvantaged, vulnerable and marginalized; people of all faiths or of no faith at all. The charity also employs people of all faiths and none.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download the application form, complete and submit with the form below.

The Application Form is in PDF format. It is designed to be completed in Adobe Acrobat Reader which is a free to download software.


Alternatively download and print a copy of the application form and post to:

Human Resources Administrator
Catholic Care
11 North Grange Road


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Catholic Care is an Equal Opportunities employer

At Catholic Care we provide services to people of all faiths and none and also employ people of all faiths and none.